Chinese Running Hard Labor Videogame Camps

World of Warcraft
World of Warcraft
World of Warcraft

Chinese prisoners are being forced to play videogames for 12-hour shifts to make money off in-game goods. A lucrative industry has formed around people purchasing in-game items like gold for actual money, and labor camps are profiting off of it. Games like World of Warcraft have millions of gamers fueling this underground economy. Read the full article at

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Shelly Palmer is the Professor of Advanced Media in Residence at Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications and CEO of The Palmer Group, a consulting practice that helps Fortune 500 companies with technology, media and marketing. Named LinkedIn’s “Top Voice in Technology,” he covers tech and business for Good Day New York, is a regular commentator on CNN and writes a popular daily business blog. He's a bestselling author, and the creator of the popular, free online course, Generative AI for Execs. Follow @shellypalmer or visit


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